2018 Speakers

2018 Speakers

KEYNOTE SPEAKER                                        Sarah Bettman - Talent Development Manager, Diversity and Inclusion, Constellation Brands

KEYNOTE SPEAKER Sarah Bettman

Talent Development Manager, Diversity and Inclusion, Constellation Brands
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KEYNOTE SPEAKER Gretchen Carlson - Star News Anchor, Journalist, Author, & Former Miss America 

KEYNOTE SPEAKER Gretchen Carlson

Star News Anchor, Journalist, Author, & Former Miss America 
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KEYNOTE SPEAKER              David Tyreman - Brand Provocateur, World Famous Company

KEYNOTE SPEAKER David Tyreman

Brand Provocateur, World Famous Company
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KEYNOTE SPEAKER                      Jennifer Jo Wiseman - Vice President of Consumer and Product Insights & Development, E. & J. Gallo Winery

KEYNOTE SPEAKER Jennifer Jo Wiseman

Vice President of Consumer and Product Insights & Development, E. & J. Gallo Winery
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Marilisa Allegrini - Chief Executive Officer, Allegrini Estates

Marilisa Allegrini

Chief Executive Officer, Allegrini Estates
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Annette Alvarez-Peters, AIWS, CWE - Asst. Vice President/GMM - Beverage Alcohol, Costco

Annette Alvarez-Peters, AIWS, CWE

Asst. Vice President/GMM - Beverage Alcohol, Costco
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Amanda Batchelet - Director of Category Management, Spirits, Total Wine & More

Amanda Batchelet

Director of Category Management, Spirits, Total Wine & More
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Barbara Banke - Chairman & Proprietor, Jackson Family Wines

Barbara Banke

Chairman & Proprietor, Jackson Family Wines
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Virginie Boone - Contributing Editor, Wine Enthusiast Media

Virginie Boone

Contributing Editor, Wine Enthusiast Media
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Nicole Brassard Jordan - Division Director, Marketing, Merchandising and Warehousing, NH Liquor Commission

Nicole Brassard Jordan

Division Director, Marketing, Merchandising and Warehousing, NH Liquor Commission
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Deborah Brenner - Founder & President, Women of the Vine & Spirits

Deborah Brenner

Founder & President, Women of the Vine & Spirits
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Susan Caudry - Estate Director, Domaine Chandon

Susan Caudry

Estate Director, Domaine Chandon
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Dr. Laura Catena - Biologist, Physician, & Founder, Argentina’s Catena Institute of Wine

Dr. Laura Catena

Biologist, Physician, & Founder, Argentina’s Catena Institute of Wine
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Ashley Joy Ceraolo - SVP of Marketing & Beverage for California Pizza Kitchen

Ashley Joy Ceraolo

SVP of Marketing & Beverage for California Pizza Kitchen
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Gwen Chappell - Director of Strategic Sourcing, Global Procurement, MGM Resorts International

Gwen Chappell

Director of Strategic Sourcing, Global Procurement, MGM Resorts International
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Béatrice Cointreau - Owner & Chief Executive Officer, Champagne Tresor de France

Béatrice Cointreau

Owner & Chief Executive Officer, Champagne Tresor de France
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Roberta Corrà - General Manager, Gruppo Italiano Vini

Roberta Corrà

General Manager, Gruppo Italiano Vini
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Kirsty Cringan - CFO, Trinchero Family Estates

Kirsty Cringan

CFO, Trinchero Family Estates
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Rick Gillis - President, Young's Market Company

Rick Gillis

President, Young's Market Company
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Marlene Gordon - Vice President, General Counsel, Bacardi North America Corporation

Marlene Gordon

Vice President, General Counsel, Bacardi North America Corporation
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Jeffery Tobias Halter - President, YWomen

Jeffery Tobias Halter

President, YWomen
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Dan Heller - Executive Vice President of Sales, Ste. Michelle Wine Estates

Dan Heller

Executive Vice President of Sales, Ste. Michelle Wine Estates
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Kelly Hendriksen  - Senior Manager of Brand Development, Ruth’s Chris Steak House

Kelly Hendriksen

Senior Manager of Brand Development, Ruth’s Chris Steak House
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Michelle Hodges - State Manager, Tennessee & Kentucky at Ste. Michelle Wine Estates

Michelle Hodges

State Manager, Tennessee & Kentucky at Ste. Michelle Wine Estates
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Rebecca Hopkins - Founder & CEO, A Balanced Glass

Rebecca Hopkins

Founder & CEO, A Balanced Glass
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Desire' Hunter - Director of National Accounts West, Brown-Forman Corporation

Desire' Hunter

Director of National Accounts West, Brown-Forman Corporation
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Cathy Huyghe - Co-founder and CEO, Enolytics LLC

Cathy Huyghe

Co-founder and CEO, Enolytics LLC
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Rebecca Jensen Running - General Manager, Santo LLC

Rebecca Jensen Running

General Manager, Santo LLC
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Jan Jones Blackhurst - Executive Vice President, Public Policy & Corporate Responsibility, Caesars Entertainment

Jan Jones Blackhurst

Executive Vice President, Public Policy & Corporate Responsibility, Caesars Entertainment
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Melisa Linehan - General Manager Continental Division, Spirits Pernod Ricard USA

Melisa Linehan

General Manager Continental Division, Spirits Pernod Ricard USA
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Amy Lund - Vice President of Marketing Communication and Brand Activation, Spirits BU, E. & J. Gallo Winery

Amy Lund

Vice President of Marketing Communication and Brand Activation, Spirits BU, E. & J. Gallo Winery
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Mary Masters - Vice President and General Manager, Winebow New England

Mary Masters

Vice President and General Manager, Winebow New England
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Mark Merrion - Executive Vice President, Sales, Delicato Family Vineyards

Mark Merrion

Executive Vice President, Sales, Delicato Family Vineyards
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Dr. Nicola Nice - Founding Partner, THINK Conservatory / CEO, Pomp & Whimsy

Dr. Nicola Nice

Founding Partner, THINK Conservatory / CEO, Pomp & Whimsy
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Tracy Redmond - Senior Manager of Beverage Innovation and Product Development for Applebee’s Services Inc.

Tracy Redmond

Senior Manager of Beverage Innovation and Product Development for Applebee’s Services Inc.
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Barkley J. Stuart - Executive Vice President, Director, Government Affairs, Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits

Barkley J. Stuart

Executive Vice President, Director, Government Affairs, Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits
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Tom Swift - Vice President, Customer Marketing, Bacardi North America

Tom Swift

Vice President, Customer Marketing, Bacardi North America
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Katherine Wojcik, CS, CSW - Director, Beverage Programs Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants

Katherine Wojcik, CS, CSW

Director, Beverage Programs Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants
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